Syncope Opening Reception
Friday, April 24, 2015 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Join Heights Arts for conversation, refreshments, and the viewing of Syncope, our third gallery exhibition of 2015 which pairs new works by regional artists Rachel Beamer and Achala Wali.
In medicine, the noun syncope (SINGkuhpee) refers to a fleeting loss of consciousness; in phonetics, it’s when sounds or letters are not pronounced aloud (probably becomes probly). In the photographs of Rachel Beamer and the abstract pencil-and-ink drawings of Achala Wali, it’s when the compositions hint at elements not present—the shadow but not what casts it; the suggestion of a mapped landscape without the real-world analogue; intriguing visual echoes of things felt but unseen. READ MORE